Tag Archives: Willem de Kooning

Steve Mnuchin’s Dad Ran an Ad in the New York Times

Well the hardworking staff was leafing through the New York Times yesterday and what did we come across but this quarter-page ad in the A section. Of course that got us to wondering: Mnuchin Gallery – any relation to Treasury … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Leap Before You Look’ at the ICA

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to catch Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957 at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art and say, it was . . . actually accessible. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not really smart … Continue reading

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Auction House Bakeoff in NYT!

It’s art auction season in the Big Town, and the Big Houses are having a swell donnybrook in the ad pages of the New York Times. What follows is a representative sample from Sunday’s Grey Lady. Start with Southeby’s.       … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘American Vanguards’ At The Addison Gallery

So the Missus and I trundled up to Andover yesterday to catch the American Vanguards: Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning, and Their Circle, 1927-1942 at the Addison Gallery of American Art. And it’s a corker. John Graham, Stuart Davis, and … Continue reading

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Scene In The Big Town (II)

Still in the Big Town, still iPadlocked so no links or graphics. Highlights: * De Kooning: A Retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art (through 1/9/12). The great abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning is considered by some to be the … Continue reading

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